In the case of ice melting, the global sea level could rise by 60 meters.
On an Argentine research base in Antarctica was the temperature recorded at 17.5 degrees Celsius.
The previous record was recorded in 1974 and was 15 degrees, informs Reuters referring to the world meteorological organization.
A new record reported on 1 March 2017, although it was installed 24 March 2015. Such a long-term test data is not uncommon.
“Checking the maximum and minimum temperatures helps to get a comprehensive picture of weather and climate on Earth,” said WMO in climate research programme Michael Sparrow.
In Antarctica are concentrated up to 90% of the world reserves of fresh water. In the case of ice melting, the global sea level could rise by 60 meters.
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